2012-04-26 / Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

April 16, 2012

A caller reported that her dogs had been barking for quite a while and she would like a deputy to check around their house. Deputy Rudolph checked the house and property and advised everything was ok.

Deputy Liles was dispatched to FM 696 East after a motorist reported dead hogs on the road. The animals were removed from the roadway.

A motorist reported that it looked like a school bus was broken down on Hwy 290 East near FM 180. Deputy Skinner searched the area but advised he did not see any vehicles on the side of the road.

The Sheriff’s Office received numerous 9-1-1 calls advising of a rollover accident on Hwy 290 West @ CR 200. One vehicle was an 18- wheeler and was loaded with railroad ties which were scattered all across the highway. Deputy York assisted with traffic control. Trooper Manner, B&M Ambulance and Giddings Fire Dept. were dispatched to the scene.

A complainant reported that someone damaged his hunting stand and stole some chairs. Deputy York took a report for theft/criminal mischief.

Captain Gonzales and Deputy Ledenbach responded to a domestic disturbance on FM 696. A female was arrested and charged with assault family violence.

Deputy Crockett responded to a disturbance at Hwy 21 @ Hwy 77. A caller reported that a contractor and a client were having an argument. One of the parties involved had a shot gun and fired a shot into the air. That subject was arrested and charged with deadly conduct.

A complainant reported that her neighbor was intoxicated and drove his truck into some of their things and then took off. He returned and was driving a white Chevrolet Silverado. Deputy Ray and Deputy Crockett responded to CR B and took a report.

April 17, 2012

An ambulance driver called and reported that 2 cows were out on CR 113 approx 1 mile off FM 2440. Deputy Ray located them and ran them off the roadway into a pasture. A motorist reported two horses out on Hwy 290 East near FM 180. Deputy Skinner located a man riding one horse and leading two others. The subject advised that he was on his way to Utah.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to FM 141 @ CR 122 in Ledbetter to put up goats that were out on the roadway. The goats were run off the roadway and the Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate the owner.

A complainant reported that there was someone with a front end loader and a dump truck on PR 4364 and they were stealing sand. Deputy Skinner and Deputy York spoke to the parties involved. Everything was fine.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to CR 303 to check on a white sports car that was left on the side of the road. The vehicle was located and checked. It was completely off the road and locked. Deputy Skinner will check back later to see if the owner had picked it up.

A caller reported that she had been involved in an accident on Hwy 21 near CR 430 in Dime Box. She advised that the road was blocked and she wanted an ambulance because she was having chest pains. Deputy York assisted Trooper Weiser at the scene. Dime Box Fire Dept and B&M Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female who lives in the Westwood Villa Apts. She stated that she is constantly being harassed by a female named Ashley. She went to check her mail and Ashley attempted to run her over. Deputy York located the female and ran her name through the TCIC/NCIC computer and arrested her for an outstanding warrant.

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to Westwood Villa Apartments to take a theft report. A complainant stated that all her furniture was gone.

An alarm company reported a fire alarm at a business on Hwy 290. Deputy Carvin responded with the Giddings Fire Dept. It was a false alarm.

April 18, 2012

A caller reported a large white bull out on CR 109. Deputy Ayres was dispatched and reported that the owner was on the scene and was repairing the fence.

Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to a residence on CR 316 after a caller reported he was having issues with a neighbor. It was all a big misunderstanding between the parties involved. Everything was okay.

A resident on CR 345 called and requested a deputy meet her at her residence. She noticed that her weed eater was stolen. Deputy Carvin took a theft report.

Deputy Liles issued a criminal trespass warning to a male subject that K&C Quick Stop wanted banned from being on the property.

April 19, 2012

A complainant called the Sheriff’s Office and requested a deputy because they had a male subject yelling and screaming at his wife and sister in law. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ayres responded to the scene. One of the parties involved had already left the scene.

Deputy Crockett spoke to a complainant that lives on CR 326 in Lexington. He reported that he is being stalked by two individuals. They constantly follow him around. No report at this time.

A caller reported that her neighbor told her that someone drove by her house in a green truck and shot at her horses. Captain Gonzales met with the complainant and received the license plate of the alleged vehicle. No one was home and the truck was not there. Investigation continues on this case at this time.

A motorist reported a man standing on the side of the road on Hwy 77 north of Brushy Creek, attempting to flag people down. Deputy Rudolph located the subject who advised he was released from Milam County Jail and was trying to hitch a ride to his residence in Blue. Deputy Rudolph gave the subject a courtesy ride to a store where he could wait for family members to pick him up.

April 20, 2012

Sheriff Meyer, Chief Deputy Lapham, Deputy Skinner, Deputy York, Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach, along with the American Humane Society, executed a search warrant at a residence in Dime Box.

The Sheriff’s Office received numerous 9-1-1 calls regarding a two vehicle accident on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Ledenbach responded and assisted Trooper Manner. Giddings Fire Dept and B&M Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

Deputy Ray spoke to a complainant concerning theft of her cattle. She lives in Bastrop County, but has property that stretches into Lee County on CR 333. She has an open case with Bastrop County and with the Texas Cattle Association.

A complainant reported that a dark colored Dodge truck, a beige truck, a white Chrysler 300 and a small light colored car race up and down CR 232 and CR 226 nearly every weekend. She is afraid someone is going to get hurt. Deputy will be closely patrolling the area.

April 21, 2012

A motorist reported that she had a flat tire and had 3 small children with her. She was from out of town and had no spare tire. Deputy Carvin advised that since it was 2AM, there was not anyone open to help. He gave her and her children a ride to a motel for the night.

A caller reported that he was on Hwy 77 @ CR 329 and had a flat tire. He was having problems getting the spare out from under his truck. Deputy Ray was dispatched, but advised the driver was able to get the tire out and was lowering the truck when he arrived.

Deputy Skinner was dispatched to CR 113 after a caller reported that someone was driving a motorcycle very fast up and down the road near the bridge.

A complainant reported a vehicle driving the wrong way on the east side of Hwy 290 near the Washington County line. Deputy Ray and Deputy Carvin searched but did not locate any vehicle going the wrong way.

April 22, 2012

Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a residence on Caldwell St. in Lexington. A caller complained that the subject was blowing an air horn. The deputy was able to get him to stop blowing the horn.

A complainant called and reported that someone in Shady Circle in Lexington was playing their music so loud that it was disturbing to others. Deputy Carvin located the source and they agreed to turn the music off for the night.

A caller reported that she lives on FM 180 and at the gas plant across the road from her she could hear a loud hissing noise that could possibly be some kind of leak. Deputy Ray went to the scene. Dispatch contacted DCP Gas Company and they advised that the unit was down and the hissing noise was just the relief valve.

The Giddings Police Dept requested back up for an officer that was out on San Antonio St. One subject was arrested.

A concerned citizen reported that there was a white male going door to door in Lincoln. He was asking people if they want to upgrade their satellite packages. Deputy Ray located two subjects and they were identified. The company is legitimate and is based in College Station.

Jail Count: 04/22/2012: 52

Male: 47 Female: 5

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